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How To DESIGN CHARACTERS for comics, games and animation

Character Creation | Animation Design | Game Design | Color Theory | Comics
Ed Foychuk
7,839 students enrolled
English [Auto]
How to design memorable and recognizable characters for use in games, comics, or animation
The importance of an origin story, simplified structures, bodytypes, articulation, simplified anatomy, silhouettes, power sets, symbols, color theory, costume c
Techniques for creating original characters that stand out in their respective industries
Be able to create a well rounded character for future use.
How to develop a concept for a character and turn it into a fully realized design
The role of color theory in creating visually appealing characters
Techniques for simplifying complex anatomy to create more stylized designs
How to choose costumes and other design elements that enhance the character's personality and story
Strategies for creating characters with distinct and memorable silhouettes
Tips for designing characters with believable and functional articulation
The importance of considering a character's power sets and symbols in the design process
How to convey a character's personality through design choices
Ways to incorporate various design styles into character creations
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Are you interested in learning how to design unique and memorable characters for games, comics, or animation? Look no further! This course, titled “How To DESIGN CHARACTERS,” offers a comprehensive guide on creating iconic characters from start to finish. As a student, you’ll have personal contact with the instructor and lifetime access to course materials. You’ll also gain a better understanding of how professional mech illustrations are created. Plus, you’ll have the support of the instructor and the Udemy Q&A section or through direct message.

In this course, you’ll learn about the “dirty dozen” units that make up the foundation of character design: the origin story, simplified structures, bodytypes, articulation, simplified anatomy, silhouettes, power sets, symbols, color theory, costume choices, personalities, and styles. Each unit covers a different aspect of character design, helping you understand how to give your character the vibe you want and why certain design elements work better than others.

Instructor Ed Foychuk has a proven track record in teaching, with tens of thousands of students, and presents the material through easy-to-follow videos and templates. This course is perfect for artists of all levels and is offered with a 30-day money-back guarantee, so you can try it out with confidence. So why settle for copying existing characters when you can create something original? Enroll in this course and learn the skills to make your own distinctive characters that stand out in the game design, comic, or animation industries.


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Origin Story
Simplified Skeleton
Body Types
Articulation and Hinging
Simplified Anatomy
Color Theory
Power Sets
Costume Choices
Wrap Up with Handbooks
Thank You
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